The Family Business: How to be in Business with People You Love - Without Hating Them

Janna Hoiberg

Are you a member of a family in business together or, do you know someone in a family business? Then you know the challenges associated with running a successful family business and maintaining good family relationships. This book will provide practical advice and ideas for both running the business and keeping your family relationships close and strong.
Family businesses are wonderful. They provide a great environment for family and extended family to work together. Except when the relationships don’t work! Then the impact to the family, the business and the employees can be catastrophic. The book features way to minimize (notice it doesn’t say eliminate) family conflict, business stress and potential business failure.
• Learn more about: Joys, challenges, opportunities and threats in a family business
• How to improve communication within the family and the business
• Upsides and downsides of the family business
• Ways to create boundaries between work and home
• Relationships between family members to each other and other employees
• How to pass the torch from one generation to another.

About the Author

Janna Hoiberg is a well-known author, international speaker, and award-winning executive and leadership business coach with over 30 years’ experience in managing and operating successful businesses. She has helped businesses increase profits, grow fiscally, improve systems, and strengthen teams and executive leadership.  
As the author of several books and a wide range of business articles Janna has gained recognition throughout the US as a thought leader in the unique circumstances of businesses owned and managed by one or more family member. Her book -- The Family Business:  How to be in Business with People you Love, Without Hating Them – is a critically acclaimed, insightful compendium of her learning throughout decades of running her own businesses, speaking and coaching work teams who just happen to be related to each other.

Her latest book: The Backpackers Guide to Business Success: Thriving in the Wilderness of Business has been a great hit. “Success seldom just happens; it takes perseverance, preparation, planning and commitment. In the backwoods, lack of perseverance, preparation and planning can make the difference between life and death. One wrong step can literally mean death. Not being physically prepared can leave you stranded on the mountain and totally lost. The same concepts are true for our businesses and careers.”

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